Mobile // Mobile Devices
News
3/2/2012
11:24 AM
Jeff Bertolucci
Jeff Bertolucci
Slideshows
Connect Directly
Google+
RSS
E-Mail
50%
50%

iPad Apps: 10 Hidden Gems

Apple's iTunes Store has more than 140,000 apps just for the iPad. You can't try all of them, of course, but here are 10 hidden gems worth the effort.
Previous
9 of 11
Next


Twitter clients are a dime a dozen, right? Not so. Tapbots' $3 Tweetbot is a well-crafted Twitter app with plenty of useful tools for Tweetaholics. The customizable tab bar makes it easy to access Twitter tools that aren't always easy to find, such as re-tweets and lists. Even better, you can use lists as your timeline--a good way to avoid missing those important tweets. Tweetbot's touch gestures are handy for iPad users too: To view a conversation, simply swipe a tweet to the right; to view replies, swipe to the left.

RECOMMENDED READING:

Finding Apps In A Haystack

Apple Takes Chomp

Review, Annotate, Collaborate With GoodReader For iPad

Air Force Says 'Nyet' to iPad2

OnLive Desktop Brings Windows Apps To iPad

Is Microsoft Office For iPad For Real?

Free WinZip For iOS Handles Email Attachments

An App Isn't A Mobile Strategy

Kindle Fire Vs. iPad 2: Top Tablet Troubles

10 iPad Problems, Solved

Previous
9 of 11
Next
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
nparshotam940
50%
50%
nparshotam940,
User Rank: Apprentice
3/13/2012 | 5:15:13 AM
re: iPad Apps: 10 Hidden Gems
You forgot Note Plus App - a much, much better note taking app. It converts written text to type written text and even lets you record meetings. If there is one note taking app to have, this one is it. I've tried a few and I think this wins hands down. And no - I have nothing to do with the company. In addition, if you're trying to organize your thoughts, the iThoughtsHD is amazing.
Joe123456
50%
50%
Joe123456,
User Rank: Apprentice
3/12/2012 | 10:58:42 PM
re: iPad Apps: 10 Hidden Gems
"Has this ever happened to you? You're away from work--maybe in an airport or taxi--and want to scan a business card, receipt, poster, or some work-related paper that's within reach."

No.
TextMessage
50%
50%
TextMessage,
User Rank: Apprentice
3/12/2012 | 5:02:03 PM
re: iPad Apps: 10 Hidden Gems
iPad's touch interface compel developers to devise innovative solutions
Building A Mobile Business Mindset
Building A Mobile Business Mindset
Among 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Government Tech Digest Oct. 27, 2014
To meet obligations -- and avoid accusations of cover-up and incompetence -- federal agencies must get serious about digitizing records.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of October 26, 2014 and for the incredible Friday Afternoon Conversation that runs beside the program.
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.